We now have an email list! You may have noticed that for a few weeks there has no longer been any option on our website to "follow" our blog. This is because we have switched from using the WordPress blog follow to a Mailchimp email list. You are invited to join! Subscribers to our email… Continue reading We Have an Email List!
The season of Advent has come to an end and the time has arrived for the reward of our anticipation: Christmas Eve. Our Yuletide Sale ends tonight, so place your last-minute orders now. Because our work is light at the moment, Aval House will be open during Christmastide, although we will be "closed"* on Christmas… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
20% OFF Blue Buttoned Scarf only. Sale ends at midnight on Sunday, December 20th. Shop now
We are now in the first week of Advent! Advent is a way of anticipating Christmas and the birth of Jesus. Christians began this celebration some time during the Middle Ages. The word advent comes from the Latin adventus which means “the coming”. During Advent we remember coming of Christ to earth as a baby,… Continue reading Advent at Aval House
This Christmas will be different from those of previous years. The pandemic is forcing us to rethink our traditions and consider what matters most in this season. There will be no concerts and no balls, but there are still candles, warm welcomes, and joyful voices... ...And gifts! To help you on your way, we are… Continue reading Yuletide Sale! 15% OFF
Aval House is excited to announce the ongoing project of creating a small book of old Christian prayers! When it is finished, we intend to self-publish it and make it available for sale on our Etsy shop. Your help is greatly appreciated! Do you have a prayer you would love to contribute? Please share it… Continue reading Introducing The Prayer Book Project
It is our birthday! We are one year old! We are so happy to have come this far in our online business. Opening Aval House was a dream come true for us and we are grateful to look back over this past year and see what we have done, and excited to look ahead into… Continue reading Celebrating Our 1st Anniversary!
Be Thou my Vision Rop tú mo baile, a Choimdiu cride:ní ní nech aile acht Rí secht nime.Rop tú mo scrútain i l-ló 's i n-aidche;rop tú ad-chëar im chotlud caidche.6th century Irish hymn Be Thou my Vision is a Christian hymn written by an Irish monk in the 6th century. The poem was written… Continue reading Product Launch: Be Thou My Vision
Greetings! Aval House is officially and formally open! To celebrate, we are running a sale of 10% off for our next 10 customers, starting February 25th, 2020. Click here to view our shop and items. Update: Due to lack of response, this sale has been canceled. Photo credit to Scott Koehn
This precious stone set in the silver sea.William Shakespeare A third colour has been added to our selection of buttoned scarves! Making this scarf allowed us to use one of our favourite buttons. They remind us both of Achilles’ shield in the Iliad and the shield on the cover of Nicole’s copy of Beowulf. Either… Continue reading Product Launch: Blue Buttoned Scarf